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Author: Dawn Ireland

BACKGROUND: Management of CDH is highly variable from center to center, as are patient outcomes. The purpose of this study was to examine risk-stratified survival and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) rates at a single center, and to determine whether adverse outcomes are related to patient characteristics...

PURPOSE: Effective antenatal counseling in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) relies on proper measurement of prognostic indices. This quality initiative audited the accuracy of prenatal imaging with postnatal outcomes at two tertiary pediatric referral centers. METHODS: Prenatal lung-head ratio (LHR) and total fetal lung volume (TFLV) for CDH patients...